Chiang Mai, Thailand

Program Calendars

Chiang Mai, Thailand | 2017 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
September 1, 2016 Spring Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
November 1 Application Deadline
December 1 Optional Tour/Field Study Registration Deadline
Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 27 Spring Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 10, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 11 Arrival in Chiang Mai
Move into housing
January 12 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Campus tour
Shopping Mall
Purchase student uniform
January 13 Mandatory orientation continues (begins at 8am)
Course registration
Welcome reception and cultural dinner
January 14 Field trip—Bhubing Palace and Doi Suthep Temple
January 15 City and temple tour
Sunday street market walking tour
January 16 Courses begin
January 21 Optional Craft and Cultural Tour
January 22 Optional Doi Inthanon National Park Tour
February 11 - 13 Optional Trekking Tour
February 15 Mandatory follow-up orientation
February 25 - 26 Field trip—Sukhothai province
March 8 - 10 Mid-term examinations
April 6 Chakri Day national holiday— no classes
April 13 - 16 Songkran Festival National Holiday | Spring Break—no classes
April 28 Courses end
May 1 - 4 Final examinations
May 4 Farewell dinner
Program end date
May 5 Move out of housing
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.